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Regional Market Reports

Why did prices go up in one city and not in another? Did local steel production increase? What are scrap prices going to do next month? The answers are in these reports.   

 

Supply crimp and robust demand keeps U.S. pig iron prices firm in June

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

U.S. pig iron prices for Russian basic and Brazilian foundry material posted marginal gains in June as demand from mills and foundries picked back up ahead of the third quarter, while supplies remain thin on the ground.
 

Soft export trade keeps East Coast markets under pressure in June

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap on the East Coast continued to face downside pressure in June as export prices drifted lower on slack overseas demand and pushed more material into local markets, while supply levels domestically were boosted by higher generation levels.
 

Scrap prices mixed bag in Pittsburgh in June

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in Pittsburgh were mixed in June as sluggish demand and improved supply for some cut grades and turnings helped push down prices, while low stocks and strong demand boosted prime grades $10.
 

Scrap prices rangebound in St. Louis in May on strong demand, prime up $10

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

Prices for ferrous scrap in St. Louis held stable in June as an uptick in supply was met by strong demand, with prime grades posting $10 gains on last month’s numbers due to languishing supplies.
 

Southern scrap markets mixed bag in June

By Sean Barry - June 13, 2018

Ferrous scrap prices in the South and South East of the country experienced different fortunes in June as prices held at May numbers across the board in Birmingham and South Carolina, while many grades in Houston faced downside pressure as brokers who sell into the Mississippi River market were quoted lower prices by river mills. 
 

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